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A Good Investment?Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Amy Brown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 2008, The College Preparatory Academy, a traditional public high school in New York City, created its own in-house nonprofit organization in order to solicit donations from the private sector, ... More

High-Stakes SchoolingWhat We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Christopher Bjork

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Transforming Japanese Schools is the first qualitative study of educational reform in Japan produced in almost a decade. Focusing on a collection of reforms collectively known as relaxed education ... More

Higher Education in Scotland and the UKDiverging or Converging Systems?

Higher Education in Scotland and the UK: Diverging or Converging Systems?

Sheila Riddell, Elisabet Weedon, and Sarah Minty (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474404587
eISBN:
9781474418775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404587.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This book examines the impact of devolution on Scottish and UK higher education systems, including institutional governance, approaches to tuition fees and student support, cross-border student ... More

Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945Politics and Identity

Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Flora L.F. Kan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity investigates the ways in which Chinese history has evolved as a subject in Hong Kong secondary schools since 1945, and the ... More

How Assessment Supports LearningLearning-oriented Assessment in Action

How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action

David Carless

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098237
eISBN:
9789882207035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098237.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action invites teachers in higher education to rethink the purposes of assessment and to revise their assessment practices in the ... More

The Imperial UniversityAcademic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Piya Chatterjee and Sunaina Maira (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At colleges and universities throughout the United States, political protest and intellectual dissent are increasingly being met with repressive tactics by administrators, politicians, and the ... More

In Defense of DisciplinesInterdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Jerry A. Jacobs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Jacobs raises questions about the increasing popularity of concept of interdisciplinarity, which is becoming a powerful force in American higher education. Reformers assert that blurring the ... More

Innocent ExperimentsChildhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Rebecca Onion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629476
eISBN:
9781469629490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629476.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Since World War II, the American discourse around children and science has been held in the form of a postmortem: a series of diagnoses pointing to a commitment gap that never seems to be fixed. The ... More

Integrating Schools in a Changing SocietyNew Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth DeBray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As a result of tremendous social, legal, and political movements after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the South led the nation in school desegregation from the late 1960s through the ... More

Language Education in ChinaPolicy and Experience from 1949

Language Education in China: Policy and Experience from 1949

Agnes S.L. Lam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622097506
eISBN:
9789888180271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097506.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book is unprecedented as a comprehensive study of the multilingual circumstances in China. It tracks policy changes in the learning of Chinese, foreign languages and minority ethnic languages in ... More

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